CVE-2023-5666

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Oct 30, 2023
Updated: Nov 13, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5666 is a vulnerability found in the Accordion plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 2.6. The vulnerability is categorized as Stored Cross-Site Scripting and occurs due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes in the plugin's 'tcpaccordion' shortcode. This allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. The vulnerability has been assigned a risk score of 25 and a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation for this vulnerability requires updating the Accordion plugin to a version that includes fixes for this issue. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it could lead to unauthorized script injections and potentially compromise the security and integrity of affected WordPress websites.

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